Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Literary Licenses - How Far is Too Far? (E19)

Today we talk about the shocking news (well, not that shocking, I had my suspicions) about Three Cups of Tea, the book we recommended to you guys in this episode. On an interesting note, you should read this article on the Forbes blog. That talks about the lessons we should learn from this.

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Below the Fold - E18 - HR & Management Practices for Growing Companies

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Hey everyone! We're talking about the Indian IT gaint Infosys and the lawsuit they're facing on visa violations. You can read about the article we discussed on the show here. It's part of India's growing pains really. We debate whether this is due to HR practices here or whether it is there for any other company that is expanding. Hope you enjoy the show, and let us know what you think!

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Below the Fold - E16 - Dealing With Cultural Differences in the Workplace

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We're continuing our little rant from the last episode about dealing with cultural differences in the workplace and really different communication styles. How do you deal with it? How do you teach your staff and team to tackle this problem?

Below the Fold - E15: Starting Your Branding Process

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In continuation with our Social Media Branding talk yesterday, we're talking about where to start your branding process. Do you define your target audience first and brand for them or do you make your brand something that you (and your company) aspire to? What are your opinions?

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Below the Fold - E13 - B2B Social Media Branding

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Today we talk about social media branding and how newbies tend to use social media differently than the pros. What to look out for and what not to do when you're setting up your social media marketing campaign.


Sunday, April 3, 2011

E13 - Corruption in India

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Hey everyone! We've updated a couple of things over the weekend, now you can listen to the show while you're on the Facebook fan page. Yes, we have a fan page!
Today we rant about the corruption in India and the way people conduct business. You can read more about it on the Economic Times site here: http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2011-03-28/news/29354507_1_telecom-sector-2g-anil-ambani

Hope you enjoy the show. Have a great week!

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Below the Fold- E10-Social Media for Social Change

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Today we talked about the events of social change that's going on
around the world. And about life in Myanmar. Also we recommend you to
read the book Three Cups of Tea by/about Greg Mortenson the man who's
building schools in Pakistan. You can visit http://threecupsoftea.com
for more information.

Below the Fold - E9 - Philanthropy in India

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Today we talked about the visits of Warren Buffet and Bill Gates and what The Economic Times said about their "philanthropy" You can read the whole article here: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-company/corporate-trends/did-india-inc-thumb-its-nose-at-bill-gates-warren-buffett/articleshow/7803244.cms We also rambled off a bit on how Yu Yu's the only Burmese woman working in the Indian corporate sector and living in India. Plus a little opinion on our beloved FRRO. What fun!

Below the Fold - E8 - Social Media in India

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Morning folks! (For those of you in the west anyway.) In this episode we talk about Elizabeth Taylor, social media usage in India -- specifically for business, and the auto industry. Along with some rants and raves for side topics, of course.

Hope you enjoy the show. And if you have any questions, comments, topics you want us to talk about, let us know!

Below the Fold - E7 - Third Culture Kids

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We're talking about Third Culture Kids today. I'm involved with http://TCKid.com - Home for the TCKs and ATCKs (Adult Third Culture Kids).
You should also check out: FIGT: Families in Global Transition which is a non-profit organization that gives support for expat families.

We also ranted a bit about racism in India, digital natives, and stalkers on the Internet.


Below the Fold - E6 - Following Through

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Morning everyone! Hope you enjoy the show today, sound quality's better than normal. Here are some links to what we talked about:

Chanakya is actually the guy's name: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chanakya

And Chanakyapuri is the neighborhood: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chanakyapuri

I thought it was the same name. I stand corrected!

And tomorrow we'll be talking about TCKs and http://www.TCKid.com

Episode 5 - Plagiarism In India

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Thank you for all your support and feedback for those who listened to Episode 1.

We've had some production challenges with the other episodes, so we're skipping ahead.
This show was produced this morning. Happy Monday!

Below the Fold - Episode 1

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Below the Fold is a talk show that Jeanne and I have been wanting to do for a while. We talk about a lot of things, marketing, expat life, challenges of living and working in India, management, and raising puppies. Not necessarily in any order. This was the pilot episode. Hope you enjoy it. Write in the comments below to suggest us topics or give us questions!